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5 Simple Tricks to Prep for Midterms

It’s that time again! Don’t panic. Let’s do this together. Here’s how we suggest you ace your midterms: 1. Study with video. Studies show you learn more with video. Virtual learning sites like Numerade can act as your 24/7 video tutor. The site has over 1 million video lessons matched to more than 1,600 textbooks, with customized …

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Numerade shines on CNN’s “Tech for Good”

Numerade is featured in CNN’s latest episode of Tech for Good, highlighting the digital innovations driving the future of learning and education. Learn how short-form video and a deep learning algorithm, powered by artificial intelligence, allows Numerade students to learn, grow, and study at their own pace. CEO & Co-founder Nhon Ma sits down to talk …

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The Science Behind the “Squid Game” Candy Challenge

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen—or at least seen the memes about—Netflix’s #1 new show, “Squid Game.” We won’t spoil everything, but one of the most iconic moments in the show centers around a challenge where contestants have to cut shapes out of the honeycomb-like Korean candy known as Dalgona—without cracking it. …

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15 Video Courses You Can Take Online (For Free)

Ready to master a new skill? From Computer Science to Calculus, Numerade has 15+ full-length video courses you can take today—without ever cracking open a book. Just sit back, press play, and let the learning begin. Here are 15+ video courses you can take online today.  1. Precalculus This course explores the basic properties of …

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5 Reasons to Take Computer Science as an Elective

By Mustafa Abdulrahman, Numerade Intern Choosing courses for high school has never been easy, and by the time you’re past your sophomore year, it feels like you should have your entire career path already decided. As a recent high school graduate, I felt the same pressure, but what I’m here to tell you is that …

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in STEM

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we’d like to celebrate all Hispanic and Latinx individuals—and the outstanding contributions they’ve made—in the fields of science, tech, engineering, and math. Here are 4 incredible scientists and engineers who inspire us, and remind us why diversity and Hispanic representation in STEM are vital. France Córdova, astrophysicist 14th director of the …

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4 Ways Music Helps You Learn

When you think of music, you probably don’t immediately think about studying. You probably think about fun—entertainment, parties, dancing. But did you know that music helps you learn? It’s true! Among other benefits, music activates both the left and right brain at the same time, and the activation of both hemispheres can maximize learning and improve …

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Who Was Rudolf Weigl?

Rudolf Weigl

Rudolf Stefan Jan Weigl was a Polish biologist, physician, and inventor, most known for creating the first effective vaccine for epidemic typhus. (He’s also today’s Google Doodle, in case you hadn’t noticed.) Before becoming a renowned scientist nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine every year between 1930 and 1939, Weigl was born in Austria-Hungary (now the …